Payroll Manager (Full Time)


School District #52


School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is located within traditional Ts’msyen Territory on the beautiful north coast of B.C. and services the small communities of Hartley Bay and Port Edward in addition to the City of Prince Rupert. Currently the district has one secondary school, one middle school, five elementary schools, one storefront site and one “on reserve” school (Hartley Bay, K-12). Our student population is approximately 2,000 students. School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is seeking an:

PAYROLL MANAGER (Excluded Staff Position – Temporary – 12 months)
Reporting to the Director of Finance, the Payroll Manager will assist in the performance of all accounting functions with a primary focus on the payroll functions of the school district. This position will also perform other accounting related duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and/or the Secretary-Treasurer. This is a full-time, temporary position at the School District Administration office in Prince Rupert, BC. Salary is competitive and to be determined based upon experience and qualifications; the school district provides an extensive benefit package.

The successful applicant will have:

  • An accounting diploma;
  • A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation will be considered an asset;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in payroll and accounting for a large organization;
  • Ability to operate complex payroll systems and accounting programs;
  • Ability to interpret and apply applicable collective agreement language;
  • Good communication, organizational and inter-personal skills;
  • Ability to supervise and provide assistance to co-workers;
  • Discretion and confidentiality in all matters pertaining to this position.

Note: This is a medical leave replacement and may be terminated upon earlier return of the incumbent or other changes in order to accommodate the return of the incumbent, with a possibility of an extension, whichever occurs first.

Closing Date

Feb 28, 2019

How to Apply

Applications for this position will be received until February 28, 2019 and can be forwarded to:
School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert)
Attention: Human Resources 634 – 6th Ave East Prince Rupert, B.C., V8J 1X1
Or Fax: 250-624-6517
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